Police nabs driver involved in a hit and run case

Gangtok, 11 May:

Sadar Police has arrested one taxi driver of a tourist vehicle in connection to a hit and run case wherein one 79-year-old pedestrian was hit by his Taxi Xylo bearing registration no SK01Z0300 near Shiv Mandir at Bojoghari on 07 May.

The driver had allegedly fled from the spot after the accident.

The victim had sustained serious head injuries and was evacuated to CRH Tadong.

The alleged driver has been identified as Surya Bahadur Pradhan [29], a resident of Central Pandam and currently based at Bojoghari, East Sikkim. He was arrested from Bojoghari on 10 May.